Evelyn Richards

Jun 05, 2017

Camden — Evelyn (Pitcher) Richards – age 93, passed away March 23, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo., while visiting her sister-in-law, her nephew and his wife. Evelyn was born in Camden Nov. 22, 1924.

Evelyn lived her entire life in Camden. Her greatest joy came from church, family and love of gardening. She developed a passion for rhododendrons, which, over 40 years, she spread throughout the family woodlands.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Clifton H. Richards, and infant daughter.

Survivors include two sons, Gary Richards of Lincoln, Neb., and wife Lori Palensky, three children and a granddaughter; Duane Richards of Camden and wife Darlene and two children.

A memorial service will be held on June 9 at 11 a.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, 132 Camden St., Rockport. Interment will follow at the Mountain View cemetery in Camden with a light meal served afterward at the church.

Contributions may be made to Seventh Day Adventist church building fund, in lieu of flowers.

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